Daily Archives: June 16, 2022

2022-06-16: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). NATO meets to push further supply of weapons to Ukraine, Russia raises concerns. peoplesdispatch.org Russia has been warning that the West's military supplies to Ukraine will only prolong the war in the country, and may cause grave consequences. Russia has repeatedly accused NATO of fighting a proxy war against it at the cost of the Ukrainian people…

Staff (2022-06-16). EU funds transfer of Slovak helicopters, rocket launcher ammo to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 16, 2022 Slovakia hands five helicopters, ammunition for Grad systems over to Ukraine — defense minister Slovakia has handed five helicopters and ammunition for Grad multiple rocket launchers over to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Defense Minister of Slovakia Jaroslav Naƒè said. "Today, at the meeting [of NATO defense ministers in Brussels] I announced …

Staff (2022-06-16). Greece to provide combat vehicles to Ukraine in trade-off with Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyJune 15, 2022 Greece May Supply Ukraine With Up To 30 Armored Vehicles Greece may supply Ukraine with 30 Soviet-style infantry fighting vehicles after an exchange with Germany. The Ukrainian Pravda writes about this with reference to Protothema. It is reported that the supply will take place as part of an exchange with …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO chief attends 45-nation war council to prolong war in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJune 15, 2022 Secretary General participates in Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of the US-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group in Brussels on Wednesday (15 June 2022), to discuss Ukraine's urgent needs for military equipment. The Secretary General thanked the United States for its leadership and coordination, …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO HQ: DM says Ukraine, partners "to liberate all our territories, including Crimea" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformJune 16 Reznikov: We are going to liberate all our territories, including Crimea "We are going to liberate all our territories, all of it all, including Crimea. Crimea is a strategic objective for Ukraine because it's Ukrainian territory. But we will move step by step," Defense Minister of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov told CNN in an …

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO ready to prolong Ukraine war indefinitely — Stoltenberg. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandJune 16, 2022 NATO ready for long-term conflict in Ukraine: Stoltenberg NATO is ready to continue providing Ukraine with necessary support in case of a long-term conflict, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. He was speaking ahead of the second day of NATO countries defence ministers' meeting in Brussels, during which …

Staff (2022-06-16). Pentagon: U.S. High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, crews in Ukraine by end of month. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJune 16, 2022 Four HIMARS installations to be delivered to Ukraine by end of month — US Department of Defense The U.S. Department of Defense expects that the HIMARS installations promised by U.S. President Joseph Biden on June 1 will be put into operation in Ukraine by the end of the month. "By the end …

Staff (2022-06-16). Video: NATO deploys Colombian troops for Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJune 16, 2022 Colombia: Training soldiers to demine in conflict Ukraine is facing the challenge of demining territory invaded by Russia. Now it will receive help from the Colombian military, which built its expertise fighting guerilla groups. DW's Johan Ramirez met soldiers who will lend Ukraine their know-how. Video…

Staff (2022-06-16). NATO Chief Suggests Ukraine Should Surrender & Cede Territory. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, June 12, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hinted that peace in Ukraine could come at a high cost to the country, and that cost may mean the loss of territory and sovereignty. | The head of the military offensive alliance led by the United States made the

WSWS (2022-06-16). As losses mount in war with Russia, US floods Ukraine with weapons. wsws.org With the Ukrainian military losing territory and taking hundreds of casualties every day, the United States has made clear that it will only intensify its involvement in the war.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). Pentagon Official Says Chinese Attack on Taiwan Would See Response Similar to Ukraine Invasion. news.antiwar.com Colin Kahl, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for policy, said Tuesday that a Chinese "act of aggression" against Taiwan would likely see a global response similar to what the US and its allies have done in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "Potential adversaries and aggressors everywhere else in the world are looking at …

Anonymous767 (2022-06-16). Russia Steadily Purges Kyiv's Forces Around Severodonetsk And Slavyansk. southfront.org As of June 16, the most active military developments in the region of Donbass are focused around Slavyansk and the Severodonetsk-Lysichansk area. | In Severodonetsk, Kyiv's units remain in a tactical encirclements in the industrial area of the 'Azot plant'. According to reports, up to 2,500 members of Kyiv's forces are stuck there. They are not able to retreat to thee sector of Lysichansk controlled by their counterparts because all roads there are under fire control of Russians. This sit…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). Russian Ops in Ukraine (June 16, 2022): West Sends Arms, Russia Still Gaining Ground. libya360.wordpress.com Update for Russian Military Operations in Ukraine for June 16, 2022 &#1 ; Russian forces continue to gain ground in the Donbas; &#1 ; Russia also gains ground outside Kharkov; &#1 ; Western media covers up Ukrainian shelling of civilian targets in Donetsk; &#1 ; The flood of Western weapons continues, but limitations are manifesting themselves; &#1 ; Harpoon anti-ship…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-16). Leftist youth groups in Austria launch Youth Against War campaign. peoplesdispatch.org Austrian youth groups including the Communist Youth of Austria (KJO) and the Young Left initiated the Youth Against War campaign last week demanding peace, freedom, neutrality, and protesting the center-right coalition government's plan to allot more funds for military upgrades in the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. The youth groups called on the government to instead allot more funds for social spending, including free public transport, housing and health. Demonstrations were organized in the cities of Vienna, Graz, Linz, Innviertel, Salzburg, St. Pà∂lten, Innsbruck, Feldkirch and Klagenfurt, am…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-16). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 16, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Pyatikhatka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Barvenkovo with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Rechka with high-precision missiles; | On June 15, 280 AFU members were killed and 5 armored vehicles were destroyed by Russian forces, according to the Russian MOD; | Russian air defense systems shot down 7 Ukrainian drones near Tomina Balka, Suk…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-16). War Between NATO And Russia Is Inevitable. southfront.org |

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-16). As Russia Makes War Gains, US Government In Talks With Ukraine For 'Negotiated Outcome'. moguldom.com While Russian forces gain ground in Ukraine, the U.S. has been in talks with the beseiged nation about a settlement and what that could look like. In a discussion with the Center for a New American Security, U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Thursday, June 16, that the U.S. will continue "to support …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-16). US Increases Funding to Help Russians Access US State-Funded Media. news.antiwar.com Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the US has increased funding of technology companies to help Russians get around internet censorship and access US state-funded media, The effort is focused on financing three companies that build Virtual Private Networks (VPN), which allow users to circumvent geographic internet restrictions. Between 2015 and 2021, the three firms — nthLink, Psiphon, and Lantern — received $4.8 million in fundin…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). US Biowarfare: Fever-Carrying Mosquitoes Studied in Ukrainian Labs May Have Been Used Against Cuba. libya360.wordpress.com The Russian Defence Ministry earlier reported discovering files in seized bio laboratories in Ukraine which indicated that scientists were carrying out tests on dangerous pathogens with the presumed intent to use them as components in biological weapons. The ministry said these laboratories were funded by the US for over a decade. The Ukrainian biological laboratories…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-16). US Tested Neuromodulators on Socially Vulnerable Ukrainians. libya360.wordpress.com Employees of the lab in the village of Sorokovka in Kharkov region tested highly active neuromodulators that caused irreversible damage to the central nervous system as part of the US military bio programme, Lt. Gen. Igor Kirillov, the head of the radiation, chemical and biological defense of the Russian Armed Forces, said. Sorokovka hosted a…

Staff (2022-06-16). Defense conclave: British, Turkish, Ukrainian DMs conspire. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 16, 2022 Turkish, British, Ukrainian defense ministers meet in Brussels Defense ministers of Turkey, Britain and Ukraine had a tripartite meeting and discussed current issues on the sidelines of the NATO defense ministers meeting. Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, British Defense Minister Ben Wallace and Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, exchanged opinions on …

Staff (2022-06-16). Biden informs Zelensky about US military aid worth $1 bln. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden informed his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky about a new package of US military aid for Ukraine worth $1 billion, according to Biden's statement, published by the White House.

WSWS (2022-06-16). From Greece to Ukraine: 75 years of the Truman Doctrine. wsws.org The Truman Doctrine committed the US to the following 75 years of wars, coups, interventions, dictatorships and massive military budgets that continue up to the present in the proxy war in Ukraine.

Editor (2022-06-16). Turkey rains on NATO's parade. mronline.org On May 18, the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a Norwegian named Jen Stoltenberg, stood on a stage, flanked by the ambassadors to NATO of Finland and Sweden, Klaus Korhonen and Axel Wernhoff, respectively.

Editor (2022-06-16). Scott Ritter: Turkey Rains on NATO's Parade. scheerpost.com Letters of application to NATO from Finland and Sweden, presented to Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on May 18. (NATO) | By Scott Ritter / On May 18, the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a Norwegian named Jen Stoltenberg, stood on a stage, flanked by the ambassadors to NATO of Finland and Sweden, Klaus Korhonen and Axel Wernhoff, respectively. | It was one of those made-for-television moments that politicians dream of — a time of high drama, where the ostensible…

Staff (2022-06-16). Turkey accuses Germany, Greece of disloyalty to NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 16, 2022 Tàºrkiye reacts against German spokesperson's remark on Greece Ankara reacted against the remarks by the German foreign ministry's spokesperson regarding Greek claims on the disputed issues between Athens and Ankara. "The unfortunate words of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the German Federal Republic against Tàºrkiye on …

_____ (2022-06-16). The World Doesn't Work That Way Anymore. popularresistance.org The First World War signaled the end to a mercantilist order that had evolved under the aegis of European powers. One hundred years later, a very different economic order was in place (neoliberal cosmopolitanism). Believed by its architects to be universal and everlasting, globalization transfixed the world for an extended moment, but then started the subsidence from its zenith — precisely at the moment the West was giving vent to its triumphalism at the fall of the Berlin Wall. NATO — as the order's regulatory system — addressed its attendant 'identity crisis' by pushing for eastward expansion…

Staff (2022-06-16). Proconsul: U.S. has been preparing Georgia's NATO membership for thirty years. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerJune 15, 2022 US to Fully Support Georgia's Euro-Atlantic Aspirations, US Ambassador to Georgia Says US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly DegnanThe United States Embassy to Georgia.We have been advocating on behalf of Georgia's EU candidacy because we want to see Georgia succeed in its European aspirations, US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan told reporters …

____ (2022-06-16). Denis Pushilin And Kharkov. Larry On NATO Support. smoothiex12.blogspot.com I don't have the link yet, but yesterday Denis Pushilin, the Head of Donetsk PR has been heard as saying that Kharkov and all of Kharkov Oblast need to be liberated. Pushilin is a very noticeable figure as, for now at least, the Head of independent and recognized by Russia DPR, but also, de facto a fully integrated Russia's political figure now. Very important at that and fully coordinated with Kremlin. So, when figure of such prominence speaks aloud on such matters then we should pay attention. This matters in so far as our assumptions on territorial goals of SMO are concerned. Now, three EU stooges talking abou…

Staff (2022-06-16). Swedish, Finnish responses not meet Turkey's expectations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — The documents Sweden and Finland sent to Turkey regarding their NATO bids do not meet the country's expectations the Turkish foreign minister said, adding that concerns need to be addressed.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-16). Updated Mayo Clinic recommendations for infant formula shortage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in some stores, largely caused by supply chain issues, as well as a recent recall of several contaminated baby formula products. While this unfortunate crisis continues to impact thousands of caregivers needing to feed their babies, Mayo Clinic continues to offer advice on safe alternatives in the short term to patients. Alternative formula options For most infants, it is OK to switch…

____ (2022-06-16). China-Central Asia gas pipeline transports over 400 bln cubic meters since 2009. ecns.cn The China-Central Asia gas pipeline has transported over 400 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China since it was put into operation in December 2009, according to the customs of China and Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

_____ (2022-06-16). Rural Europe Takes Action. popularresistance.org To celebrate the launch on June 7th of the new ARC2020 and Forum Synergies book "Rural Europe Takes Action — No more business as usual" we're sharing extracts of some of the policy actions it calls for and the stories that underscore their importance. Today we have the story of the Free Bakers Association (Die Freien Bà§cker), an independent professional organization of artisan bakers and confectioners founded in Hanover, Germany in 2011. This story demonstrates the need for institutional support for rural people, farmers, bakers, butchers and artisanal producers to create resilient local and regional…

Editor (2022-06-16). UK's 'Unlawful' Deportation Flight to Rwanda Halted After European Court Intervenes. scheerpost.com (Photo: Sandor Csudai) | By Tanupriya Singh / The first flight set to deport asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda was halted on Tuesday, June 14, following major last-minute interventions by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). As of Tuesday morning, seven people were to be deported on the plane which was set to take off from the Ministry of Defense runway at Boscombe Down in Amesbury that night. This number was a fraction of the initial removal notices…

Staff (2022-06-16). State Department hails war-won Greater Azerbaijan as paragon of "integration and peace" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 16, 2022 Karen Donfried: "Approach of Azerbaijani President to the Caucasus is aimed at integration and peace" "This is my first visit to Azerbaijan. I got acquainted with the city and had a good time in your beautiful windy city," said US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen …

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-16). Only Radical Changes Will Make Rents Affordable. cepr.net The affordable rental housing situation in the US has been in crisis from as early as the 1960s, and it has only worsened over time. Without a radically new approach, we can not expect to solve the problem. The US needs to adopt European-style social housing and also make rental assistance an entitlement. |

Amarynth (2022-06-16). Maria Zakharova speaks to RT at SPIEF 2022. thesaker.is rumble.com/v18n532-russian-fm-spokeswoman-maria-zakharova-speaks-to-rt-at-spief-2022-exclusive.html

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-16). Sergey Lavrov to Meet Venezuela's Vice President in Saint Petersburg. orinocotribune.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with Executive Vice President of Venezuela Delcy Rodríguez, the Prime Minister of Cuba Manuel Marrero, and a special representative of Nicaragua, during the International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, that started on Wednesday. | During the forum, which ends Saturday, a conference dedicated to relations between Russia and Latin America will be held. Rodríguez, the Nicaraguan Finance Minister Iván Adolfo Acosta Montalván, and the president of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN), Daniel Ortega Reyes, will participate in this conference. | As part of the…

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: Labor History: A key to unlocking workers' power today. indybay.org Online via Zoom | To register: bit.ly/FSFD-Labor

WSWS (2022-06-16). Gross safety violations at Russian paper plant where five workers died. wsws.org Five men and women perished at a Siberian carton factory known for ignoring workplace safety and environmental regulations.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-16). 2022 California Juneteenth – National Freedom Day. indybay.org In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-16). Líderes de Francia, Alemania e Italia arriban a Ucrania. telesurtv.net La visita de los cuatro líderes europeos coincide con el deseo de Ucrania de presentar su candidatura para ser miembro de la Unión Europea.

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Tenth Anniversary: Then, Now and Beyond! Celebration & Action Rally. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

La Peña (2022-06-16). Friday 6/17: Baila Community Dance Party. indybay.org La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705…

United We Dream (2022-06-16). Wednesday 6/15: DACA Décimo Aniversario – °Antes, Ahora y Más Allá! Celebración y Reuinon para la Acción. indybay.org Virtual celebration & action rally…

____ (2022-06-16). China makes big strides on quality of air. ecns.cn China has cut its harmful air particulates by nearly 40 percent since it imposed a "war against pollution" in 2013, attaining a feat that the United States and Europe only achieved in several decades and recessions.

____ (2022-06-16). Zakharova, Stunning As Always. smoothiex12.blogspot.com It is a well known fact that normal people with morals and principles do not work in the US main-stream media, least of all in CNN which is a collection of human trash and is a pure propaganda and lie-distribution outlet. Here (in Russian) Zaharova wipes the floor with some low-life from CNN at

David Giesen (2022-06-16). Sunday 7/3: Fulfilling the Promise of America, a symposium. indybay.org ZOOM video meet: | zoom.us/j/94131824284?pwd=RzI0ZEY1eEkrbkxFemNOMHFHbUZXZz09

Anonymous765 (2022-06-15). Russia's Victories In Donbass Leave No Way Out For Ukrainian Troops. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-15). Gen. Milley Says 'Numbers Clearly Favor the Russians' in Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said Wednesday that the "numbers" favor Russia in Ukraine as Russian forces continue to make slow but steady gains against Ukrainian forces in the eastern Donbas region. "I would say the numbers clearly favor the Russians, in terms of artillery," Milley said at a joint …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-15). Germany on same side as Nazism as it Censors and Persecutes Truth-Tellers. marktaliano.net SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence (Ukraine, Syria, Yemen), [2022-06-15 12: 24 PM][Forwarded from Neues aus Russland ü™Üüì¢][ Video ]‚ö°Ô∏èThe German government is fighting against freedom of speech. I am a free journalist who covers the special operation in Ukraine. They are going to sentence me now to 3 YEARS IN PRISON for telling the truth‚ö°Ô∏è According to …

Staff (2022-06-15). Chicago's Kathy Yushchenko thanks Azerbaijan for aid to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 15, 2022 Ukraine's Former First lady expresses gratitude to Azerbaijan "We express gratitude for sending military support to us. However, we need more weapons, and military aid," said Ukraine's former First Lady Kateryna Yushchenko at the press conference held on the 9th Global Baku Forum, APA reports. *** "We know what will …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-15). Report: Baltic States Won't Get the Massive NATO Buildup They Want. news.antiwar.com The Baltic nations of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia have been calling for a massive increase of NATO troops in the region that would be the biggest military buildup of the alliance in Europe since the end of the Cold War. But according to The US and its NATO allies have increased their presence in the Baltic states since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24. Before…

Staff (2022-06-15). Finnish, Swedish, Ukrainian, Georgian, EU defense chiefs attend NATO DM meeting. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Yle NewsJune 14, 2022 Finnish defence minister headed to Nato dinner meeting Minister Kaikkonen is also scheduled to hold a number of bilateral meetings on Wednesday, including with Ukraine's Minister of Defence, Oleksii Reznikov. Finland's Minister of Defence, Antti Kaikkonen, will attend a Nato defence ministers' dinner meeting on Wednesday evening in Brussels, the defence …

Staff (2022-06-15). Germany to soon complete training on howitzers to "be used in battle in Ukraine" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 14, 2022 German howitzers soon to be ready for use in Ukraine — minister The training of Ukrainian troops on German howitzers will soon be completed, paving the way for the use of the weapons in the war in Ukraine, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Tuesday, APA reports citing Reuters. …

_____ (2022-06-15). China Bolsters Cooperation with Central Asian Nations. journal-neo.org Amidst the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, on June 8, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the third "China+Central Asia" Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Although similar meetings have taken place before, this summit has become urgent due to the recent depreciation of national currencies in the former Soviet republics, soaring food prices and …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-15). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On June 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russian forces claimed control over the town of Bohorodychne; | Russian forces claimed control over the village of Dolyna; | Russian forces claimed control over the village of Vrubovka; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Azot plant in Severodonetsk city; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Zolote area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces were reported west of Izyum. | MORE ON THE TOP…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-15). Military Situation In Ukraine On June 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashed between the AFU and the Russian Army were reported in the Stary Saltov area; | Russian missiles destroyed a large warehouse of foreign weapons supplied to Ukraine near Zolochev; | Russian missiles destroyed aircraft of the Ukrainian air force at Voznesensk military airfield; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Pokrovsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Lisichansk with high-precision missiles; | Russia attac…

Anonymous587 (2022-06-15). "foreigncombatants.ru" &#1 ; New Mercenary Search Platform In Ukraine. southfront.org The "https://foreigncombatants.ru" initiative has recently been in effect. This service offers mercenaries participating in the war in Ukraine on the side of the AFU to surrender voluntarily. Also, the site offers the "not indifferent" to report the data of foreign soldiers involved in the conflict, both those known to the Russian authorities and those unknown. Their mission is to return these people to their families and loved ones before they irreparably damage their lives and cease to exist in this gruesome conflict.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-15). Top House Democrat Slams 'Too Cautious' Approach To Ukraine Military Aid. news.antiwar.com Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), the head of the House Armed Services Committee, "Ukraine borders Russia, if you give them a mortar shell that can go a mile, theoretically it can strike Russia," Smith said. "The point of giving them the weapons is not to be able to strike into Russia, the point is to be able to hit the Russians who are in Ukraine from a longer, safer distance." | While President Biden has shipped billions…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-15). Russia on Ukraine &#1 ; Security Council Media Stakeout (15 June 2022). libya360.wordpress.com Remarks to the Press by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia regarding bombardments of Donetsk by Ukrainian military Vassily Nebenzia: The Ukrainian military continue to shell civilians. Recently their assaults have intensified. In fact, those assaults never stopped. And on June 13 the Kiev regime launched a large-scale shelling of the city of Donetsk and adjacent areas in…

Amarynth (2022-06-15). Sitrep Operation Z: Messy Grind again and more Great Walkback. thesaker.is By Amarynth for the Saker Blog We start with the broader environment: It is Zelensky's decision, says the Chorus of the Great Walkback. "The people and the government of Ukraine,…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-15). Biden Announces $1 Billion Weapons Package for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com President Biden announced Wednesday after a call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that the US is For the first time, the US will be sending Ukraine Harpoon anti-…

Staff (2022-06-15). Georgia to attend NATO's Rammstein Ukraine war council for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi 2June 15, 2022 Georgia to participate in NATO Rammstein format for first time The head of the Georgian mission to NATO said the country had been invited to take part in today's meeting of the alliance's Rammstein format for the first time. "Minister of Defence Juansher Burchuladze will participate in the Rammstein format. Today, …

Staff (2022-06-15). NATO DMs meet to prolong Ukraine proxy war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJune 15, 2022 NATO Secretary General previews meeting of Allied Defence Ministers NATO Defence Ministers are meeting in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday (15-16 June 2022) to address how to make NATO stronger and further support partner nations. Ministers will be joined this evening by Ukraine's Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov to update Allies on what …

Anand Naidoo (2022-06-15). The Heat: Russia makes gains in eastern Ukraine. america.cgtn.com Russia makes gains in the East as the conflict in Ukraine continues with no end in sight.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-15). Xi in call with Putin reaffirms support for Russia's security. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone call on Wednesday that all parties should work towards resolving the crisis in Ukraine "in a responsible manner."

Staff (2022-06-15). Moscow says Ukraine may disappear from world map in 2 years. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Deputy Head of Russia's Security Council Dmitry Medvedev took to Telegram on Wednesday and conveyed his doubts about Ukraine still being around in two years.

Staff (2022-06-15). US reluctant to see peaceful solution to Ukraine crisis. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The Russian Ambassador to the United States criticized the US' official remarks about the possibility of increasing supplies of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Ukraine.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-15). Russian Army Captured Two US Mercenaries In Ukraine's Kharkiv — Report. southfront.org The Russian military has captured two US mercenaries who were fighting in the ranks of Kiev forces near Ukraine's Kharkiv city, The British outlet identified the two mercenaries as Alexander Drueke, 39, and Andy Huynh, 27. Drueke served in the US Army in Iraq whereas Huynh, a former Marine, has never been in active combat before.

WSWS (2022-06-15). Somalia pushed closer to famine by US/NATO sanctions on Russia, international speculation and drought. wsws.org Despite the gravity of the crisis, the US, other major powers and financial institutions have ignored the UN's humanitarian appeal as they turn their attention and resources to the war in Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-06-15). Ukrainian government plans book banning on massive scale. wsws.org Oleksandra Koval, director of the Ukrainian Book Institute (UBI), estimated that more than 100 million copies of "propaganda books," including Russian classics, needed to be removed from Ukraine's public libraries.

Brian Mier (2022-06-15). Behind the original neoliberal 'color revolution': How Serbians provoked violence to push regime change. multipolarista.com Left-wing Serbian activist Ivan Zlatić explains how his country was ground zero for US-backed neoliberal "color revolutions," and how operatives intentionally provoke violence from the government to push regime change.

Staff (2022-06-15). New Quint: Turkey, U.S., UK, France, Germany discuss NATO summit in Berlin. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey has evidently supplanted Italy in the NATO Quint. Note that deliberations over "Aegean and Mediterranean issues" don't include Greece. ==== Hurriyet Daily NewsJune 15, 2022 NATO summit discussed at five-way meeting in Berlin Representatives of Turkey, Germany, the U.S., Britain and France met in Berlin on June 14, where the upcoming NATO summit, Sweden …

Staff (2022-06-15). PSUV Leader Diosdado Cabello: Venezuela Has Enough Evidence to Request an Interpol Red Notice Against Marco Rubio. orinocotribune.com The government of Venezuela has enough evidence on US Senator Marco Rubio, concerning his participation in a plot to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, to issue a red alert request from Interpol. This was stated by the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, in response to Rubio's request to United States Attorney General, Merrick Garland, to issue an international red alert to arrest President Maduro in his current international tour. So far, the tour has taken the president to Turkey, Algeria, Iran, Kuwait, and Qatar. | During a PSUV press conferen…

Staff (2022-06-15). Georgian, Turkish, Bulgarian DMs discuss NATO buildup in Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseJune 15, 2022 The Minister of Defense of Georgia discussed security issues in the Black Sea region with his Bulgarian and Turkish counterparts Within the framework of the NATO Defense Ministerial, the Minister of Defense of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze met with the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Bulgaria Dragomir Zakov …

Staff (2022-06-15). Arctic: Canada, Denmark heal territorial rift as NATO unites against Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJune 15, 2022 Canada and Denmark settle dispute over uninhabited Arctic islandThe two countries agreed to divide a small, 1.2 square-kilometer (0.75 square-mile) uninhabited island. The agreement ends an obscure, nearly 50-yearlong dispute between the two NATO allies Canada and Denmark formally divided a small, uninhabited Arctic island Tuesday, bringing to a close a …

Staff (2022-06-15). NATO and Five Eyes coordinate plans, actions. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeJune 15, 2022 ACO CSEL Attends NATO and Five Eyes Panel Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Mathers, Allied Command Operations (ACO) Command Senior Enlisted Leader (CSEL) joined a Five Eyes (FVEY) panel to educate other Senior Enlisted Leaders from around the world in Norfolk, Virginia, June 13, 2022. If knowledge is power, …

Staff (2022-06-15). Baltic: NATO doubles air sorties to 400. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJune 15, 2022 NATO Combined Air Operations Centre Uedem controls largest BALTOPS air play From June 5 to 17, fourteen NATO Allies and Partners Finland and Sweden are participating in the multinational maritime-focused annual exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS). NATO's Northern Combined Air Operations Centre (CAOC) staff ensure control of participating aircraft. "CAOC Uedem …

WSWS (2022-06-15). Amid strike wave across France, Macron calls to rearm against Russia. wsws.org Citing NATO's war on Russia, the French government is preparing a massive increase in military spending, social cuts, and laws to impose speed-up in industry.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-06-15). Turkey rejects NATO offer of talks with Sweden, Finland. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Turkey has rejected invitations by NATO to participate in trilateral talks with Finland and Sweden aimed at finding a solution to Ankara's opposition to the Nordic countries' applications to join the western military alliance.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-15). European Freedom Of Speech: Pro-Russian Blogger Arrested In Latvia. southfront.org In the countries of the European Union, they always openly declare that they oppose the violation of human rights and freedoms violated in any other country. Europeans are proud to live in countries where everyone can openly express their opinion. | However, there was one small country in the European Union whose authorities shout about a free Europe to the whole world, but in reality they grossly violate the rights and freedoms of their citizens. This country is Latvia. Latvian laws and th…

Anonymous811 (2022-06-15). Germany Will Spend Billions of Euros to Save Gazprom Germania. southfront.org Gazprom Germania | The German government is preparing money to save Gazprom Germania, a former Gazprom subsidiary. The company is under the control of the German government. At the moment, the German government has already allocated a certain amount and a loan of 5-10 billion euros in financial aid will soon be approved. The loan will be provided by the state bank KfW Group. | The money will be used to stabilize the company's operations. The German Finance Ministry declined to comment, but it is known that…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-15). Biden Officials Concerned Russia Sanctions Hurting Ordinary People More Than Putin. news.antiwar.com Bloomberg History has shown that US sanctions and other economic pressure do little to change the targeted government and

_____ (2022-06-15). Peasants Agitate Against The 12th Ministerial Conference Of WTO. popularresistance.org Geneva – On Saturday, 06/11, La Via Campesina began its mobilizations against the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization that is underway in Geneva this week. | An international delegation of peasants — representing social movements, peasant and indigenous organizations and farm unions — from the rural territories of Kenya, Korea, Paraguay, USA, France, India, Indonesia, Canada, Thailand, Spain, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, Mali and Gambia took to the streets of Geneva with a massive demonstration against the World Trade Organization (WTO). | The messag…

_____ (2022-06-15). Algeria To Suspend Friendship Treaty, Imports From Spain. popularresistance.org Algeria announced suspension of its two decade-old-treaty of friendship with Spain on Wednesday, June 8. It also announced the suspension of all imports from the European country over its decision to support Morocco's occupation of Western Sahara. | The Algerian President's office said in a statement on Wednesday that it is suspending the long-term treaty with Spain, called the "treaty of friendship, good neighborliness and cooperation," signed in 2002. | A statement issued by the Algerian Banking Association later declared that the government had also decided to suspend imports of all goods and services from Spa…

_____ (2022-06-15). Can the Ruskies Pick Up Where America Left Off? journal-neo.org When McDonald's shuttered operations in Russia as part of the western corporate war on Vladimir Putin's country, my family began a boycott of the fast-food chain. It's been a little painful, but not for the reasons you might think. None of us miss the McBurps (greasy belches) McDonald's food always causes. We do, however, miss …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-15). A Quarter Century of a Western-Backed War of Aggression Against the Congolese People. libya360.wordpress.com Maurice Carney Uganda president Yoweri Museveni and Rwanda president Paul Kagame (Photo: REUTERS/Noor Khamis) Rwanda and Uganda have carried out attacks against the Democratic Republic of Congo for the past 25 years. Their aggressions are carried out with the backing of the U.S. and European nations who aid their theft of Congo's resources. The recent…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-15). Russia Could Set Off Nuclear Energy Bomb in America in Response to US Belligerence. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic For the past three and a half months, we have been listening to the same narrative &#1 ; all the world's problems are Russia's fault. Food shortages and price hikes are "Russia's fault". Fertilizer price going through the roof is "Putin's evil plan". If one's electric car sets on fire, it's probably Russian hackers,…

_____ (2022-06-15). WTO Meeting Is An Opportunity To Challenge Corporate Control Of Food. popularresistance.org Look no further than to the fruit and vegetable farmers in Europe and the United States who destroyed perfectly good produce because corporate food processors lacked the resiliency to adapt to changing consumption demands. The 2.5 million farmworkers in the U.S., at the same time, risked their lives for poverty-level wages without personal protective equipment. | Meanwhile, just four corporations, globally, control 75 percent of the world's grain trade and 60 percent of our seeds. In the U.S., four firms dominate 75 percent of the fertilizer supply and 85 percent of beef processing. | Such concentration takes fre…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-15). Military Situation In Syria On June 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 15, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 6 times: 3 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 3 &#1 ; in Aleppo province; | On June 15, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled YPG positions near Menagh Airbase; | On June 15, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions west of Ain al-Arab; | On June 14, two civilians were assassinated by unknown gunmen in Daraa city; | On June 14, Russian warplanes attacked ISIS hideout…

TeleSUR Desk (2022-06-15). African Union Head calls for lifting of sanctions on Russia. mronline.org Senegalese President Macky Sall highlighted the relationship that exists between Russia and African countries, recalling that the Eurasian nation "played a tremendous role in the independence of the African continent and this will never be forgotten".

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-15). Syrian parliament denounces proposed Turkish aggression as an occupation. peoplesdispatch.org Turkey announced last month that its forces will resume operations inside northern Syria to create "safe zone" as a buffer against possible terrorist strikes by Kurdish forces…

Staff (2022-06-15). 18th Astana peace talks begins in Kazakhstan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The18th international meeting on Syria better known as Astana peace talks kicked off in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

Staff (2022-06-15). Festival de Cine Francés en Cuba propone amplia cartelera fílmica. cubadebate.cu El Festival de Cine Francés en Cuba comienza con diversas propuestas fílmicas, entre ellas, En Guerra, Amanda, Hazme volar, La vida escolar y Un amor imposible, nominadas o galardonadas en certámenes internacionales. El festival transcurrirá del 15 al 30 de junio, organizado por ICAIC y fundadores de la muestra.

Kari Polanyi Levitt (2022-06-15). Prof. Kari Polyani Levitt: Regaining Canada's Sovereignty: June 14, 2022 We Celebrate Kari's 99th Birthday. globalresearch.ca On June 14, 2022. Friends and family met up in Montreal to celebrate Kari Polyani Levitt's 99th birthday. | While Kari's health is fragile, she remains firm in her incisive understanding and analysis of World events, committed to national sovereignty and …

Staff (2022-06-15). Iran ready to boost economic ties with Finland: offical. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 16 (MNA) — Governor of the Iranian province of Razavi Khorasan Yaghoub-Ali Nazari has voiced Iran's readiness to bolster the economic relations with Finland.

Staff (2022-06-15). Belarus welcomes Iran's proposals to develop trade relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Belarusian Deputy Minister of Industry welcomed the proposals of the Head of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization on the development of trade relations between Tehran and Minsk.

Staff (2022-06-15). North-south corridor vital for boosting 'regional security'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — The construction of the north-south corridor is a necessity for Iran and Armenia to establish national and regional security and develop bilateral cooperation, the Iranian Parliament Speaker stressed.

Staff (2022-06-15). Iran, Armenian parliament speakers hold talks in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf received the President of the National Assembly of Armenia, Alen Roberti Simonyan for a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday.

WSWS (2022-06-15). Last-minute ruling prevents UK government deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda. wsws.org Johnson's Conservative party responded to Tuesday's ruling with frothing hostility. The prime minister warned that night that Britain may withdraw from European Convention on Human Rights.

Labor Video Project (2022-06-15). WCCUSD Union Busting Attack On Adult School Teachers United Leadership. indybay.org The WCCUSD school district terminated the president and vice president of the Adult School Teachers United in a union busting attack. The president Ken Ryan and vice president Kristen Pursley discuss their termination, the reason behind it and the attack on adult education and ESL by not only the District by the Democrats in the legislature and governor.

Staff (2022-06-15). Iran, Russia share common views on Syrian issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister's Senior Advisor for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji said that both Iranian and Russian sides share the same perspectives on Syria.

WSWS (2022-06-15). Germany's Supreme Court strengthens far-right Alternative for Germany. wsws.org Germany's highest court has condemned ex-Chancellor Angela Merkel for having "excluded" the far-right party "from the circle of parties capable of forming coalitions and cooperating within the democratic spectrum" by criticising the election of a Thuringian prime minister with the votes of the Alternative for Germany (AfD).

_____ (2022-06-14). The War in Ukraine Points to Major Changes in the Future Structure of Power in the World. journal-neo.org The war in Ukraine has been characterised by misinformation almost from the very beginning. The Western media has shown an amazing capacity for selective memory. Accounts of the war almost always commence with the Russian intervention in the Donbass in February 2022. It is as though the events in the preceding seven years never happened, …

Ann Brown (2022-06-14). Former Ukrainian Heavyweight Champion Puts Out Video Against Roy Jones Jr. Over Russian Ties. moguldom.com Black American boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. is being called out by former Ukrainian heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko over Jones' strong ties to Russia. On Feb. 24, Russia invaded Ukraine, and since then, a total of 3,153 civilians have been killed, the U.N.'s Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said in a statement …

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-06-14). FBI: Ukraine Fighter and US Fugitive Craig Lang Armed by Colombia To Overthrow Venezuela Gov't. mintpressnews.com Lang, who is wanted for two murders in the United States, was "able to obtain firearms from law enforcement in Bogota" to fight Venezuela's government.

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